Malawi President causes another traffic jam in Lilongwe

Motorists in the capital, Lilongwe on Friday hurled insults and swore at President Peter Mutharika after police closed a road because the head of state was inspecting construction works of a road.

The President was inspecting the dual carriage way

Police closed the road from Lilongwe’s Area 18 round about to Bingu Stadium for over four hours just because the president was “inspecting” it.

This caused a notorious traffic jam on the roads on that part including the one from Area 25 to City Mall, near Mchinji round about which was as well closed.

“This is exactly why we did away with the one party system of government. This is exactly why Kamuzu lost the elections because he took himself as a semi-god,” said one motorist who was waiting impatiently outside his car.

The traffic jam also grossly affected the busy M1 Kamuzu International Airport road.

Most motorists blamed Mutharika and his handlers for being insensitive to people, saying stopping them from doing business for over four hours was uncalled for.

Talking to journalists after the inspection, Mutharika said he was impressed with the progress of the construction works of the road.

The government is exhuming 300 bodies from an old graveyard near the Area 18 round about which was abandoned after subjects of chief Chimutu were relocated to Salima in the 1970s when Lilongwe was being turned into a capital city.

The 300 bodies include that of chief Chimutu himself and the grave yard is being graveled to pave way for a dual carriage road.

 

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Lazarus
Lazarus
2 years ago

I have no more words, i have to say see you May 2019 on polls, because these polls will deside the future of the country, and it’s direction, people be cautious and mindful the way we choose our leaders. We must love our country 🇲🇼.

Maliseche a Pumbwa
Maliseche a Pumbwa
2 years ago

Do we have a Minister of public works in Malawi????, I can’t believe the President went to inspect a dual carriage way which is still under construction

Huwee
Huwee
2 years ago

He demonstrated that his heart is to give to Malawi Malawian the e best roads!!!+

Headteacher
2 years ago

You can’t blame anyone else, it is Malawians who are at fault. A people who like to be trampled upon by insensitive leaders! Muona next year, tisankhaso anthu osalongosoka.

Alamu Pumani Mwakula kuba

Kamuzu never caused chaos on the roads the way this mtchona is doing. Kamuzu was using choppers. Uyu watiwonjeza. You want to tell us a lawyer by profession can inspect a road for four hours? That can be done in 30 minutes. After all the road is being constructed using our taxes. Worse to this wabapo zambiri from this road.

HUUU
HUUU
2 years ago

Kamuzu amayendela ma crocodiles not roads

Make Malawi Great
Make Malawi Great
2 years ago

use one car its not far from state house no one is going to kill u old man u have nothing to offer let others go on about their business too.

Tizanka
Tizanka
2 years ago

Little crybabies acting like this happens all year round everyday. Nobody died you wankers

Timpudza Mwansambo
Timpudza Mwansambo
2 years ago

Byeeeee, apumbwa onse mukuwaona apawa mmawa simuzawaonanso

ELIJAH VERSUS BAAL
2 years ago

THE WRITING IS ON THE WALLS OF THE STREETS —

Mtembo siuphwisa
2 years ago

Kwatsala ku mzuzu kkkkk! Traffic jam 🚥🚘🚔🚓imasowa ku mzuzu asamangomva mukawalawitseko 😂😂

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